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ETX convicted felons arrested after reports of gang fights, shots fired (Marshall, TX): Multiple reports of a gang fight and gunfire at West End Park on West Rusk Street set the stage for a busy Wednesday night for the Marshall Police Department.
Source: KETK NBC News    Date: March 26, 2015
http://www.ketknbc.com/...

5 arrests made in gang-related Lufkin fight, drive-by shooting, cinder block assault (Lufkin, TX): Officers with the Lufkin Police Department have made a series of arrests in connection to numerous alleged run-ins between members of the Savages and the East Side Gang, two rival gangs, including a fight, a drive-by shooting incident, and an assault.
Source: KTRE 9 News    Date: March 25, 2015
http://www.ktre.com/...

"Lil' Ghost" Palacios jailed for gang injunction violations (Port Arthur, TX): An enjoined Surenos-13 Port Arthur street gang member was arrested and jailed late Tuesday night for violating five conditions of the civil court order against him and eight other Surenos-13 members.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 25, 2015
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Police: Known gang member charged in January slaying (Dallas, TX): Dallas police arrested an 18-year-old known gang member Tuesday in connection with a January slaying in Deep Ellum, police say.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: March 24, 2015
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Judge: Girlfriend of Barrio Azteca member can testify against him (El Paso, TX): The trial of one of three Barrio Azteca gang members charged with the 2012 slayings of an Azteca gang lieutenant and another man in Socorro has been delayed until September.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: March 23, 2015
http://www.elpasotimes.com/...

SAPD: 'Documented gang member' arrested in bar killing (San Antonio, TX): A “documented gang member” has been arrested in the death of the owner of a downtown music club, San Antonio police said.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: March 20, 2015
http://www.mysanantonio.com/...

First Arrest made in Surenos 13 injunction (Jefferson County, TX): Port Arthur Police arrested 20-year-old Jesus Rocha Tuesday afternoon. Officers say Rocha used a knife in an aggravated assault in September 2014. Investigator Marcelo Molfino with the Jefferson County District Attorney's office says Rocha is a member of the Surenos 13 gang.
Source: KBTV Channel 4 News    Date: March 19, 2015
http://www.fox4beaumont.com/...

San Antonio Gang Member's Execution Set for Tonight (Huntsville, TX): A Mexican Mafia hit man convicted for the 1998 capital murder of a San Antonio woman is scheduled to be executed Wednesday night. Manuel Vasquez, 46, one of three men accused in a gang-ordered murder of 51-year-old Juanita Ybarra, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. in Huntsville.
Source: The Texas Tribune    Date: March 11, 2015
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Three gang members charged after San Juan drive-by shooting (San Juan, TX): Three Latin King gang members were charged Wednesday after a drive-by shooting the night before, police say. Jesus Angel Ramirez, 21, his brother Jose Ramirez, 34, and their nephew Luis Anthony Ramirez, 18, all face deadly conduct with a firearm charges, a third-degree felony. All three men said they are originally from Indiana and reside in San Juan.
Source: The Monitor    Date: March 11, 2015
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3 held after gang-related shooting in San Juan (San Juan, TX): Three suspects were in custody Tuesday night after a gang-related drive-by shooting at a home, police say. “It looks like the shooting stemmed from an altercation between two local gangs earlier in the day,” said Police Chief Juan Gonzalez.
Source: The Monitor    Date: March 10, 2015
http://www.themonitor.com/...

Border Patrol catches suspected gang members (Rio Grande Valley, TX): Border Patrol agents in South Texas say they've arrested men with ties to dangerous and violent gangs. Agents in the Rio Grande Valley caught a Mexican national Tuesday who admitted to being a member of the 18th Street Gang, an organization with a violent history.
Source: KSAT Channel 12 News    Date: March 6, 2015
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Border Patrol: 195 gang members arrested since start of fiscal year (Edinburg, TX): U.S Border Patrol agents have arrested 195 gang members attempting to illegally enter the country since the start of the fiscal year, according to a news release.
Source: The Brownsville Herald    Date: March 6, 2015
http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/...

Officers train to enforce Surenos-13 gang injunction (Port Arthur, TX): Port Arthur police say Jefferson County’s first civil gang injunction — which they and other law agencies began enforcing Thursday — against the Surenos-13 is unlike anything they’ve ever experienced.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 5, 2015
http://www.panews.com/...

Gang accrues criminal charge in civil case (Beaumont, TX): While police officers begin enforcing the county’s first civil gang injunction — a court order to refrain from gang activity or face jail time and steep fines — against the Surenos-13 Thursday, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office is gearing up to file criminal charges against one of the sued gang members.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 5, 2015
http://www.panews.com/...

Longview police investigating gang-related graffiti at shooting scene (Longview, TX): Police say they are investigating gang-related graffiti found at the scene of a Tuesday night shooting. Police say they have not established a connection between the gang signs and the shooting.
Source: KLTV 7 News    Date: March 4, 2015
http://www.kltv.com/...

Surenos-13 gang injunction starts Thursday (Beaumont, TX): Being a gang member in Jefferson County is now an expensive endeavor. Nine members of the Surenos-13 gang in Port Arthur, sued in the county’s first civil gang injunction and given default judgments from County Court at Law No. 1 presiding judge Gerald Eddins, now face heavy jail time and steep fines for engaging in gang activity.
Source: The Port Arthur News    Date: March 4, 2015
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State awards $1.2 million for anti-gang center in North Richland Hills (North Richland Hills, TX): North Richland Hills will be at the forefront of a renewed effort to combat a resurgent gang problem in Texas. The city picked up a $1.2 million grant from the state Criminal Justice Division to fund the North Texas Anti-Gang Center, which will focus on gang activity in an 11-county region.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: February 25, 2015
http://www.star-telegram.com/...

Gangs task force documents 110 youth gang members in Montgomery County (Montgomery County, TX): Since the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deployed a gangs task force in October 2014, the department says it has identified approximately 110 juveniles who are either gang members or associated with gangs in the county. There are 1,113 total documented gang members in 88 different gangs in Montgomery County, according to the department’s findings.
Source: The Woodlands Villager    Date: February 25, 2015
http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/...

Sheriff’s Office: 110 youth gang members documented in Montgomery County (Montgomery County, TX): Since the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deployed a gangs task force in October 2014, the department says it has identified approximately 110 juveniles who are either gang members or associated with gangs in the county. There are 1,113 total documented gang members in 88 different gangs in Montgomery County, according to the department’s findings.
Source: The Courier    Date: February 20, 2015
http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/...

Houston police confront evolving gang threats (Houston, TX): Police have documented at least 300 gangs at work in the Houston area. These groups include everything from small neighborhood cliques to highly structured and organized gangs. When it comes to stopping gang-related crime police can't just make arrests, they have to confront an entire way of life that for some starts as early as middle school.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: February 18, 2015
http://www.click2houston.com/...

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